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Duff & Phelps Reviews

Updated February 21, 2017
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  • Lovely work environment and good work life balance (in 19 reviews)

  • With some effort, patience and skill, there are doors that open at Duff and Phelps, and you have flexibility to create your own work environment (in 16 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (2)

    "Valuation Analyst"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Valuation Analyst
    Current Employee - Valuation Analyst

    I have been working at Duff & Phelps full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Pay is good and you get a lot of good modeling experience. Have enjoyed my time here

    Cons

    Hours are pretty long and sometimes you get lost with what exactly needs to be done. Could use a better review system as well


  2. "Good place to learn, but things may have changed"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Associate in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Senior Associate in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Duff & Phelps full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    I worked in D&P for 4 years. The firm has great clients, many opportunities to learn finance and especially valuation. The management is friendly and accommodating.

    Cons

    The work is demanding and the days could be long, especially in the winter/ spring.


  3. Helpful (1)

    "Great people to work with though management could be more involved"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Addison, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Addison, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Duff & Phelps full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    - Great work environment
    - People are like family
    - Small units that work independently of each other so you can focus on what you are doing

    Cons

    - Management not as involved as they should be in figuring out solutions to problems. People that have no knowledge of the system make the decisions.


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  5. "Good launchpad"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Associate in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Associate in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Duff & Phelps (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good experience to many different types of consulting work across a wide range of industries. Depending on office location there is a good atmosphere and respect for work/life balance.

    Cons

    Pigeon-hole into specific industries/types of work. Limited growth depending on the structure of your group (often top-heavy). High staff turnover.

    Advice to Management

    Do a better job of retaining good young talent


  6. "a good place to start"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    leader in valuation services, no need to travel a lot in compared to audit or tax...

    Cons

    boring after a few years, not much to learn


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Duff & Phelps Real Estate Analyst"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Flexible hours, team oriented, good feedback

    Cons

    Limited projects in terms of analyst utility

    Advice to Management

    Faster feedback to analysts/seniors from managers


  8. "Good experience"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Associate in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Associate in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Duff & Phelps full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good work / life balance; exposure to a multitude of different engagements; knowledgeable co-workers; pleasant office environment; good career launch point

    Cons

    Depending on group, growth is limited; can become pigeon-holed in a particular area; some late nights and weekends; high staff turnover (poor retention)

    Advice to Management

    find ways to retain staff as it will re-enforce good work habits and keep them motivated


  9. "Vice President"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Vice President in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Vice President in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Duff & Phelps full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Knowledgeable people and interesting work

    Cons

    Beauracracy and not much time for personal activities

    Advice to Management

    I have no advice for management


  10. "Analyst"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Duff & Phelps full-time

    Pros

    The people on my team are very supportive and I really do love walking into the office everyday to work with them. Work / Life balance is pretty good and the company has a lot of opportunities to grow internally - I can see myself working here for a very long time.

    Cons

    Not many that I have noticed, wish my salary was higher but that should come with experience


  11. "senior associate"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great company to work for.

    Cons

    Very corporate environment, seems top heavy



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